Ataxia-telangiectasia, or A-T, is a rare genetic disease that attacks children, causing progressive loss of muscle control, immune system problems, and a high rate of cancer.
A-T affects a large variety of systems in the body, causing symptoms that affect health and daily living.
Find information on how this recessive genetic disease is inherited.
Genetic tests are available to help make and/or confirm a diagnosis of A-T.
A-T Clinical Center at Johns Hopkins, A-T Cancer Clinic at St. Jude, Handbook for Families and Caregivers, Quick Information Card, and more to help improve the care of people living with A-T
Find video, photo gallery, books and poems featuring people with A-T.
Organizations around the world are working to increase awareness, provide information to families, and work toward finding a cure.